August 18, 2020
A recently published study in PLOS One on the long-standing controversy about whether low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) diets enhancing endurance performance produced negative results, so scientists made adjustments and ran the study again. Read more on Outside Online.
August 13, 2020
The easy up, easy down, flexible, outdoor exerciser’s BFF, the neck gaiter face covering, got lots of hate this week, after a Duke University study said that they are “worse than wearing no mask at all.” But is it really that ineffective? A new study took a closer look. Read...
August 13, 2020
(LOGAN, Utah) — iFit, the leader in connected fitness, invites members to explore personal growth with its six-part Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Walking Series. The series teaches practices to help improve sleep, increase body positivity and self-esteem, and cultivate powerful stress-management coping tools while iFit members walk on their treadmills. “Exercise...
August 11, 2020
It’s tempting to repurpose your Buff or other neck gaiter as a face mask in this time of coronavirus. But a new study from Duke University in North Carolina shows that using a gaiter is worse than no mask at all. When you exhale, the gaiter’s fibers split droplets into...
August 9, 2020
The American College of Sports Medicine (ASCM), the American Cancer Society, and 15 other international organizations published new exercise guidelines for people with cancer. Researchers cited the fact that exercise not only bolsters physical and mental health, but that scads of new data proved the value of physical activity in...
August 5, 2020
Moorestown, NJ – RunSignup|GiveSignup released their July numbers showing that their volume of registrations and transactions is down 27-30% compared to July 2019, but that donation volume is up 90% compared to the same month. The report is one in a series of reports released since March 2020 to evaluate...
July 23, 2020
According to a survey from TD Ameritrade, 59% of Americans don’t plan to renew their gym memberships after the pandemic is over. As reported by CNBC, the survey showed 56% of those surveyed indicated that the pandemic helped them find “more affordable” ways to get exercise and live a healthier...
July 17, 2020
The recent surge in running activity across the U.S. is driven by runners seeking stress relief after their lives were jolted by COVID-19. Fortunately, this new group of “soul runners” is expected to be more dedicated, making running a continuous part of their lives. Read more on SGBMedia.
July 14, 2020
In the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, J&A Racing, a locally owned running event organization based in Virginia Beach, faced a challenge. After their spring in-person events were canceled, J&A Racing had to think quickly on how they’d be able to create a new revenue stream for their organization....
June 23, 2020
As cannabis becomes destigmatized for legitimate medical treatment, it’s worth exploring whether runners can reap any benefit from a plant that has been hailed as a remedy for ailments. And, if marijuana can indeed help runners, how can those potential benefits be received safely? Here's the science on how weed may...
June 23, 2020
Having a goal - like improving health and fitness - and seeing the results is both fun and motivating, naturally inspiring one to make other improvements in their personal and professional life. Read more on inc.
June 23, 2020
A new study of nutrition habits of mid-pack marathoners indicates that some consume diets that limit their performance, and may increase their cardiac risks. Results show that faster marathoners took in significantly more calories and fats—eating more nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables—than slower marathoners. Read more on Podium Runner.
June 22, 2020
A new study uses the training data you upload to sites like Strava to estimate the "critical speed" that determines your race performance. Read more on Outside.
June 11, 2020
The extensive molecular changes that occur during and after working out underscore how consequential activity is for our bodies and health. Read more in New York Times.
June 10, 2020
BOULDER, COLO. (June 10, 2020)— PeopleForBikes has released its third annual ratings of the best cities for bicycling in the U.S. The PeopleForBikes City Ratings program is a data-driven analysis that evaluates more than 550 cities and communities and shows city leaders how they can invest to make bicycling better...
June 9, 2020
Australian researchers confirmed results of a previous trial finding that endurance athletes seem to train and race best on high-carb diets. Read more on PodiumRunner.
June 4, 2020
Study shows faster marathoners took in significantly more calories and fats—eating more nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables—than slower marathoners. Read more about the study on PodiumRunner.
June 2, 2020
ASICS surveyed more than 14,000 regular exercisers across 12 countries and found that more than a third (36% globally) of them are more active now than they were before the COVID-19 pandemic began – despite most sports being brought to a standstill by social distancing measures. Read more study results here.
June 1, 2020
The Turner twins have climbed a mountain and trekked to the most inaccessible points on every continent, all in the name of research, charitable causes, and exploration. For their latest adventure, brothers Hugo and Ross Turner trekked into even more fraught territory — comparing the effects of a vegan diet to an omnivorous...
May 28, 2020
(May 28, 2020) - Earlier this month, Running USA led an effort to assess the foremost concerns of endurance business owners as COVID-19 cancellations continue to wreak havoc on the industry. As of late May, four months into the U.S. response to the pandemic, the outlook is not optimistic. Nearly...
May 28, 2020
As the innovation leader in sports timekeeping solutions, RACE RESULT’s engineering team has developed a system to trace Covid-19 cases and help contain the virus, using UHF transponders and its latest product development, the Passive Track Box. "The new Track Box has not been officially released for timekeeping yet. Rather...